Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan (left) and Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson is the winner of The Spectatorâ€™s President Erdogan Offensive Poetry competition, initiated by the Spectator in response to Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸanâ€™s attempt to persuade the German government to prosecute a German comedian for Erdowie, Erdowo, Erdogan,, a March 17th satiric music video mocking the Turkish president’s suppression of free speech.
There was a young fellow from Ankara
Who was a terrific wankerer
Till he sowed his wild oats
With the help of a goat
But he didnâ€™t even stop to thankera.
Congratulations to Boris!